Please help identify snake, thanks

Postby Zippyzoo » Thu Apr 24, 2008 10:36 pm

Just to thank everyone for being so quick to assist. It's been fantastic.

Everyone seems to agree that it's a Night adder, and most probably a rhombic night adder (after seeing the larger pic) ...

Thanks a million
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Postby Bushviper » Fri Apr 25, 2008 6:42 am

There is absolutely no doubt that it is a Common night adder (Causus rhombeatus) and a hatchling at that.

Snouted night adders do not occur anywhere in the Cape and they have different markings and an easily identified upturned snout.
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